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The Four Clifton Beaches

Clifton’s four white beaches are separated by outcrops of granite rocks and are some of the most sheltered beaches in Cape Town. This allows the four beaches of Clifton to provide good conditions in summer, even if the wind chases people off the other Cape Town beaches. Temperatures can soar on the back beach but […]

Glen Beach Camps Bay’s Surfing Beach

Glen Beach is a sheltered stretch of white sand in Camps Bay, where you can escape the crowds. It is separated from Camps Bay’s northern end by massive granite boulders and although swimming is not advised, it is a popular spot for local surfers. There are stairs to access the beach from the main road. […]

Pipe Track Hiking Trail Overlooking Camps Bay

The Pipe Track is a beautiful and tranquil hiking route that takes you along the Atlantic coast and looks over Camps Bay and Lion’s Head. It is one of the most enjoyable hikes in Cape Town and a great way to gain some understanding of what Table Mountain hiking has to offer. Although the Pipe […]

The Blue Flag Camps Bay Beach

The largest of Camps Bay’s white sand beaches, Camps Bay Beach has been a Blue Flag Beach since 2008. It is situated opposite Camps Bay’s main tourist hub which features many shops, hotels and restaurants. The wide palm-lined sandy Camps Bay Beach is one of the top beach attractions in Cape Town. The views east, […]

Three Accommodation Options in Century City

Century City is a suburb of Cape Town, structured as a mixed-use development which includes entertainment, residential, retail and office components. Century City is traversed by numerous waterways, wetlands and canals. It has become a sought-after address for corporate South Africa and home to a growing and thriving residential community. In the heart of Century City is Intaka […]

The First Formal Garden in South Africa

South Africa’s first formal garden was laid out by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 and became known as the Company’s Garden. When Van Riebeeck was transferred to the East Indies, ten years later, the garden covered 18 ha, divided into sections by five walks lengthways and eleven crosswise. In time the cultivated area boasted […]